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Govt funds research into solar tsunamis, decolonising algorithms and more
With $187 million in grants going to research across Aotearoa New Zealand, we look at a few of the tech-related projects that have been given funding.
Victoria University to launch digital services micro course
“This course will give people the tools to understand and improve digital accessibility, whatever sector they’re in.”
Victoria University partners with Cisco to open Cybersecurity Training Centre
The Centre will prepare students to meet the demand for talent in the cybersecurity pipeline through skill development, with technology that is at the forefront of this digital future.
Victoria Uni students speak up for film dubbing
VoiceQ allows students to watch a video, transcribe it, caption it, subtitle it, and dub it.
Booster pledges $10m to Victoria Uni's Viclink startups
Victoria University of Wellington’s Viclink and financial services firm Booster are set to invest $10 million to develop startups.
TechnologyOne picks up 7-year SaaS contract with Victoria University
The two institutions have an existing partnership spanning 20 years.
Victoria University of Wellington takes cybersecurity message to Samoa
Staff from Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Engineering and Computer Science are currently in Samoa to spread cybersecurity awareness.
SAP & Victoria Uni open Next-Gen Lab to bridge tech skills gap
The collaboration between SAP and Victoria University (VU) aims to connect students with industry for the next generation of digital expertise.
Amazon Web Services partners with Kiwi uni to empower ICT graduates
“Partnering with AWS allows our students to work to their full potential using a suite of tools that make what they can create virtually limitless."
Digital media mastermind joins Victoria University VR research team
"He has been conducting pioneering virtual and augmented reality research, just last week he received $1 million..."
Victoria University incubator receives Govt’s Entrepreneurial Universities funding
CMIC will incubate potential startups and industry pipelines to strengthen New Zealand’s computing and media ecosystem.
Victoria Uni students win trip to China for Huawei's ICT training course
"They’ll also experience Chinese history, culture and language, and get to visit historical landmarks."
Wellington students win MYOB IT Challenge with virtual assistant app
The Victoria Uni team’s Mind Me app an application that allows users of cloud-based accounting software to interact with a virtual assistant.
Virtual field trip: Victoria University goes to Antarctica
“It’s not easy to take students to Antarctica, but by filming the lectures on the ice, we can introduce students to this incredible continent."
Victoria Uni lecturer creates bot to investigate creativity
“A lot will happen in this space in the next five to ten years, and now is the right time to progress."
Vic Uni spin-out gets $450k from big NZ innovation investor
EdPotential will deliver software-as-a-service products based on advanced algorithms and data analysis capability through cloud services.
Victoria University joins edX platform to take online learning global
Victoria University is about to take higher education around the globe in partnership with the world's top academic institutions.
Digital disruption: Exploring Wellington's fast-growing digital industry
“The work environment is changing. Occupations are changing, there are new sectors emerging. There's a focus on fast development and fast turnaround."
New chief for Victoria Uni cybersecurity partner
“As the use of technology accelerates, the need for qualified, capable cybersecurity professionals has never been clearer."
It's crunch time: NZ faces 'critical point' in data governance
"We need to think very carefully how we’re going to govern multiple information flows. We have no choice but to face challenges and provide control."
Victoria University & LINQ accelerate ICT grad students' learning
"LINQ will accelerate students’ learning process, giving them access to a powerful and intuitive way to model information."
Victoria University taking charge of innovation by offering free tech IP
Victoria University hopes to bring together industry and open source technology to increase local innovations, through the Easy Access IP programme.
Students concerned that the tertiary sector isn't tackling tech trends
Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association (VUWSA) has called for more focus on providing service quality and innovation.
MYOB IT challenge - Victoria University #1
"This team showed they really understood the issues that employees often face, and used emerging technologies to build a truly creative solution."